CRES Residential: September 2017

Since 2007, Christian Rural and Environmental Studies (CRES) has been running an annual residential at Ripon College Cuddesdon (nr. Oxford) in September. This year it was on Friday and Saturday 1st/2nd September. Typically we have a field trip on Friday afternoon, a guest speaker on Friday evening, and our final …

What makes a successful environmental campaign?

JRI is pleased to announce the publication of Briefing Paper number 33, written by recent CRES graduate Rob Hitchcock. “What makes a successful environmental campaign?” looks at examples of both successful and unsuccessful campaigns from the last three decades to identify the similarities where aims have been achieved and the …

Dena Burne

We were sorry to hear that Dena Burne died on 25th January 2017, aged 87. The daughter of a (Wesleyan) Methodist Minister, Dena won the Pfeiffer Scholarship to Bedford College, University of London, where she studied Zoology (1947-1950). Bedford College was in Regent’s Park and she was frequently woken by …

Briefing Paper No 32: Donald Trump, the Environment and the Church

For the last few months JRI Operations Director, Dr Martin Hodson, has been looking into Donald Trump’s environmental policies. Since Trump’s election as President of the United States of America this effort has intensified, and has resulted in the production of JRI Briefing Paper Number 32 “Donald Trump, the Environment …

Website Update

The JRI website is currently (28th – 31st December 2016) undergoing a makeover! We are hoping to keep as much functionality as possible during this process but there may be times when links become temporarily inactive and items move from the usual menu location. Please bear with us – and …